Speech-language therapist

Would you like to develop a more expressive or stronger voice, read aloud with confidence or master the pronunciation of difficult words or sounds?

Assistance is available to any student who would like to work on developing skills and confidence in voice, speech, language and oral communication. No cost is involved and confidentiality is assured.

We can help you improve your skills in any of the following areas:

  • Developing a more expressive voice
  • Voice projection
  • Developing a stronger voice
  • Slowing down the pace of spoken English
  • Reading aloud
  • Speaking with confidence
  • Pronunciation and mastering those “difficult” words or sounds
  • Developing competence in oral English for speakers of English as a second or additional language.

You can also access information and advice about all aspects of spoken language, including speech and language development and disorders.

Let’s Talk

Meet with other students and the faculty Speech Language Therapist to get practice listening to and speaking English.

Let’s Talk is a structured conversation class aimed at improving your listening comprehension, speaking fluency, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, your knowledge of New Zealand current affairs and New Zealand colloquialisms (slang).

No need to enrol – drop in to join the conversation!

Where and when:

Wednesdays during semester,12.00-1.00pm. Room N 313.  

Need help with stuttering?

Specialist help is available for students through the University’s Fluency Network. These clinics are run by Master of Speech Language Therapy students and their supervisors and open to students, whānau and members of the public. The faculty Speech Language Therapist (see contact details below) can refer students or you can contact the network directly for more information.


Alaine Tasker
Phone: +64 9 623 8899 ext 48756
Email: a.tasker@auckland.ac.nz
Location: Room: N321, N Block